Costa Abrams & Coate, LLP was formed in 2003 by veteran entertainment attorneys Joseph P. Costa, Alan Abrams and Charles M. Coate. They created a unique, full-service, boutique law firm providing only the highest quality legal services in a cost-efficient manner to creative professionals in the entertainment and related industries.
The partners of Costa Abrams & Coate, LLP bring over fifty years of varied and complementary legal experience and expertise to their practice and provide a full range of business and intellectual property litigation and transactional services to their clients. They have counseled major corporate, studio and agency clients such as AT&T, American Airlines, Foote Cone & Belding, Savvier Inc., TriStar Pictures, Universal Television and The Gersh Agency.
In addition, they have worked with major independent production and distribution companies such as Nu Image Inc., Lion’s Gate Films, and Dino De Laurentiis among many others. They have represented such artists as Lucy Liu, Christopher Lloyd, Debra Winger, Tobe Hooper, Chayanne, The Black Eyed Peas and the Estate of Bob Marley in both transactional and litigation matters.
The firm is committed to the highest level of legal practice in a relaxed and friendly setting.